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Source(s); San Diego State University and The Salton Sea – A Study of the Geography, the Geology, The Floristics, and the Ecology of a Desert Basin by Daniel Trembly MacDougal and Collaborators – 1914 p. iii and Report of a Geological Reconnaissance in California by William Phipps Blake made during an expedition lead by Lieutenant Robert Stockton Williamson p. 228

Image(s); Lost Gold and Silver Mines of the Southwest by Eugene Conrotto p. 12 (unable to verify original source or artist, possibly ‘N Allen’)

Note; In present day, there is a modern man made lake to the west of Vista Santa Rosa, CA, USA named Lake Cahuilla.  The modern lake actually occupies a very small portion of the ancient Lake Cahuilla’s basin

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